Coyotes vs Hurricanes Predictions, Picks, Tips 1/10/2020
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date: Friday, January 10, 2020
Location: PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+100) Hurricanes (-120)
Petr Mrazek and the Carolina Hurricanes (25-16-2, 4th in the Metropolitan Division) play the Arizona Coyotes (25-16-4, 1st in the Pacific Division) at PNC Arena on Friday, January 10, 2020. The moneyline on this contest has the Coyotes priced at +100 and the Hurricanes are at -120. The over/under opens at 6. The Coyotes are covering 50.0% of the time, having gone 20-20 SU. The Hurricanes are covering 56.1% of the time, going 23-18 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes head into this matchup with a record of 25 victories and 16 defeats, which puts them at 1st in the Pacific Division. So far this season, they have earned a total of 128 goals which is good for 9th in the West and 19th in the NHL. Their goal differential is +16, which puts them at 9th in the NHL. The Coyotes currently have a total of 54 points, which is good for 11th in the NHL and 5th in the Western Conference. Regarding shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 1,399 which is good for 5th in the West and 12th in the NHL. As a team, Arizona currently has a total of 841 hits which means they are averaging 18.7 per game. They currently have a total of 542 blocks for the year. Looking after the goal for Arizona is Adin Hill from Comox, British Columbia. He is 23 years old and has totaled 118 mins minding the net this year. Hill is conceding an average of 2.03 GAA which puts him at 1st among Western Conference goalies and 1st in the NHL among goaltenders. During this season, he's surrendered 4 goals. He holds a save % of .944 which puts him at 1st among Western Conference goalies.
The Arizona Coyotes came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5 - 2 victory against the Florida Panthers in their last contest. The Coyotes had a solid offensive output in the win. For this game, they scored on 5 out of the 37 shots they attempted. Furthermore, they had 2 power play chances and were able to score 2 goals out of those tries. Arizona had a total of 6 penalty mins for this game. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 45 and the Corsi against was 64 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 41.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 38 while the Fenwick against sat at 49, which tells us they had a rate of 43.7%. They earned 28 face-off wins at even strength and lost 36 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 36.3% and they had a PDO of 103.4 in this one. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Florida Panthers tallied 39 shots. They had 6 minutes in the box and they notched 2 power play attempts.
The Hurricanes will be the team on the other side of the ice and for the current year they have 25 victories and 16 losses. In connection with goal differential, they are ranked 5th in the East and 6th in the NHL with +20. They have a total of 143 goals for the year which ranks them 7th in the East. Carolina has a save percentage as a team of .900 which currently has them ranked 20th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could present themselves. They have a shooting percentage of 9.7% putting them at 10th in the Eastern Conference. In goal for Carolina is Petr Mrazek who is having a marginal year by giving up 2.74 goals per game and that has him ranked 12th among East goalies and 22nd in the NHL among goalies. In the 1,644 mins he's played this year, he's surrendered 75 goals. His save % is .901, which has him ranked 23rd among East goalies and 46th in the NHL among goalies.
The Carolina Hurricanes faced off against the Philadelphia Flyers in a matchup where the Hurricanes notched a victory by a tally of 5 - 4. In this matchup, Carolina had a 57.9% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 55 and their opponent having a Corsi of 40. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 56.4% by earning a Fenwick of 44 and the Flyers having a 34 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Carolina played and they put on a good performance in this one. Their PDO was 93.4 and they had an oZS percentage of 62.2%. The Hurricanes scored 5 goals of the 33 shots on goal they tried. They had 1 power play chance in this game but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. As for the opposition, the Flyers had 2 power play chances but were not able to notch a goal. Carolina allowed 21 shots on goal and the Flyers earned a total of 2 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona (+100)
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